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Trenton Makes

By . - By Tadzio Koelb - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

In Koelb’s debut novel, a woman in post-WWII Trenton, New Jersey, accidentally kills her abusive husband, then disposes of his body and ...Read Review

Railways & the Raj

By Christian Wolmar - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

‘Love India and you have to love its railways’, writes Christian Wolmar. If you love either railways or India, and especially if you ...Read Review

The French Art of War

By (trans. Frank Wynne) - By Alexis Jenni - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

This is a long book translated from the French, with a forbidding title by an author who is prodigal with words. Don’t ...Read Review

The Girls of Ennismore

By Patricia Falvey - Published 2017

Genres:

Saga

Rosie Killeen and Victoria Bell are the girls of Ennismore, the Irish estate of Lord and Lady Ennis. Rosie is a farmer’s ...Read Review

Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan

By Ruth Gilligan - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

What’s nu? Irish Jews. Who knew? Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan chronicles the history of Jews in Ireland through three separate ...Read Review

The Earth Is Weeping

By Peter Cozzens - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

This is surely the definitive work on the Indian Wars in the American West (i.e. west of the Mississippi) from the end ...Read Review

Melnitz

By Charles Lewinsky - Published 2016

Genres:

Saga

Swiss-Jew Salomon Meijer, a cattle-dealer, is known in Chicago as being one of the few honest Jews around, trusted by even Gentiles. He ...Read Review

Resolution: A Novel of the Boy Who Sailed With Captain Cook

By A.N. Wilson - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionNautical

Any book by A. N. Wilson is a rewarding read, but be warned!  Resolution was the ship in which Captain Cook sailed on ...Read Review

The Prospector

By C. Dickson (trans.) - By J. M. G. Le Clézio - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

At the turn of the 20th century, on the island of Mauritius, the idyllic childhood of Alexis L’Étang and his beloved sister, ...Read Review

The Prophets of Eternal Fjord

By Kim Leine - By Martin Aitken (trans.) - Published 2015Published 2016

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

The Viking colonisation of Greenland in the 10th century is a popular topic for novelists.  Others have turned to the mysterious disappearance of ...Read Review

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